Education & Learning

As president and CEO of Chicago Scholars, Dominique Jordan Turner is committed to helping kids, from under-resourced communities in the city, start on their path to becoming leaders. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Profiles

A conversation with Veronica Arreola, an advocate working on behalf of bringing more women into the STEM arena and encouraging young girls to embrace their scientific interests and love of numbers. more

Sep 16, 2016 3:00 PM Influencers

Any parent can tell you that navigating the vast education landscape of the city can be daunting, regardless of their grade level. We talk to experts at every stage of development to learn more about options that Chicago has to offer its children. more

Aug 8, 2016 3:00 PM , Influencers

Any mother can tell you: bringing home baby can be a stressful, exhausting moment in life. Tina Morton, Founder of Cloud Nine Baby Planning, launched a personalized service that helps new moms and dads navigate those early, bleary-eyed days. more

May 24, 2016 7:00 AM Entreprenuers

How to help your little one discover the magical world of books when they would rather be playing with their toys. more

May 17, 2016 11:00 AM Family

Dr. Melissa Gilliam is changing sexual and reproductive health education—by allowing technology to be a part of the process. Using online tools and gaming, digital narratives to ignite social change, promote gender equality, and family planning. more

May 3, 2016 9:35 PM Profiles

Jackie Taylor, Founder/Executive Director of Black Ensemble Theater, has created a strong arts institution committed to eradicating racism featuring outstanding original productions and exceptional educational outreach programs. more

Apr 19, 2016 10:00 AM Influencers

Learn how one woman has taken it upon herself to tackle the issue of the broken school system in Chicago to lift up students in the city's under-served communities. more

Mar 24, 2016 9:37 AM Influencers

A great way to start out the new year is to find a new hobby, skill, or other enrichment. Sometimes we get stuck in a rut or get so caught up in life that we forget about certain interests or aspirations. Here's some ideas we have. more

Jan 2, 2016 12:00 AM Life + Love

Fusion Academy is a revolutionary private middle and high school where positive relationships unlock academic potential. We are a non-traditional community of learning with the smallest class size possible: one student and one teacher per classroom. more

Nov 1, 2015 12:00 AM Sponsored Content

INSPIRE, an all-girls school set to open in Chicago in 2016, has set the goal of helping young girls maintain their confidence and STEM skills. more

Sep 29, 2015 12:00 AM Family

Through thoughtful and engaging programs, Sacred Keepers Sustainability Lab is helping Chicago children learn about how to care for the environment and how to be socially responsible, all while receiving a supplemental STEM education. more

Sep 8, 2015 12:00 AM Philanthropy 1 Comments

Thinking of going back to school to beef up your skill set or start a new career? We've got a comprehensive guide that answers every question and concern you may have before hitting the books. more

Jul 30, 2015 7:45 AM Work + Money

Self-defense is something that many of us think about, but we rarely make the move to learn the basics. IMPACT Chicago is a female-led organization that teaches women and girls how to assert and defend themselves. more

Jul 25, 2015 7:00 AM Life + Love

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